VP of Engineering

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: HaTCH
Salary: S$10000.00 - S$15000.00 per month + bonus
REF: BBBH234669_1562834964

The role
You will be responsible for designing and driving the company's technology strategy - building the technical stack
and delivering world class user intuitive products that bridge the physical retail and digital e-commerce space. As a
senior leader at Love, Bonito, you will grow and manage the Engineering and IT teams, and be a key influencer and
a facilitator across business and tech, playing a pivotal role through this exhilarating expansion phase.

You should have / be
● A passion for technology and a desire to disrupt retail via technology
● Calm in the face of adversity with a knack for problem solving and thinking 'out of the box'
● A strategic, performance-driven, and objective mindset
● Exceptional communication skills; able to distil technological jargon to teams & investors
● Exceptional leadership skills in motivating and driving both direct and project teams
● Exceptional relationship management and strong collaborative attitude

Main responsibilities
● Recruit, inspire, and mentor the Software Engineering & Information Technology teams
● Establish Agile process and mindset across all teams
● Spearhead technical strategy in alignment with company strategy and business goals
● Lead the design, planning, and integration of systems to ensure scalability and security
● Collaborate with product and retail teams to deliver functional and delightful retail technology in stores
● Maintain healthy feature delivery pipeline by actively advising on buy vs. build decisions
● Drive internal and consumer facing implementations from a technology perspective, overseeing requirements, gap analysis, risk assessments, environment setup, delivery, testing and support
● Monitor KPIs & tech budgets to assess technological performance
● Oversee Information Technology needs of Love, Bonito to create a smart office and organization by enabling teams with the best IT setup, hardware, software, tools, onboarding and support
● Communicate and pitch technology strategy to investors and board whenever necessary
Qualification and Experience
● 6+ years of architecture and development experience
● At least 3+ years of experience leading a team of engineers
● Full Stack development experience especially across server side and databases (Redshift, MySQL) with knowledge of front end development
● Some prior experience in E-commerce and Magento would be a bonus
● Experience optimizing MySQL table structures and queries to lower latency and improve availability
● Experience developing ETL workflows to replicate core system data into a data warehouse
● Working experience with PHP deployments that have scaled to 10,000 simultaneous users
● Working experience deploying AWS EC2, Docker, Elasticache and RDS
● Working experience in an Agile work environment built around JIRA including developing user stories,
assigning story points, sprint planning meetings, daily standups and sprint retrospectives
● Current development languages used include: Magento2 templating language + the basics (HTML, CSS, JS),
PHP (Magento2), Python (Django) and Node.js